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Apple touts better working conditions as factory audits jump

The company has trained more workers in supply-chain companies about their rights and has seen a reduction in the number of facilities underpaying their employees.

By Feb. 13, 2014


Apple planning environmental audits of Chinese supply chain

USA Today says it has spoken with Chinese environmental activists that have confirmed Apple will soon bring in independent environmental auditors.

By Feb. 21, 2012


Recurve app speeds home energy efficiency audits

Recurve is creating a suite of software for the home weatherization industry, which is poised for rapid growth with growing homeowner and government interest.

By Apr. 18, 2010


Electronic voting and partial audits

E-voting is not secure now and will never be in the foreseeable future, says guest blogger and security specialist Rebecca Mercuri.

By Feb. 21, 2008


Expert says flawed e-voting systems need constant audits

Panelist at RSA 2008 says election officials are stuck with flawed electronic voting systems and the only solution is to require audits after every election.

By Apr. 10, 2008


YouTube to wipe site clean of 'fraudulent' video views

Some people thirsty for mass attention have paid for bogus video views and now the video-sharing site has had enough.

By Feb. 5, 2014


Apple updates figure on work week labor compliance

The company says 95 percent of its supply chain partners are compliant with a work week that is less than 60 hours.

By Dec. 4, 2013


Senator to FTC: Does Google ad change break privacy deal?

Sen. Edward Markey sends a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking whether Google's upcoming changes to its Terms of Service violate a 2011 privacy settlement over its scrapped Buzz service.

By Oct. 12, 2013


China Labor Watch chastises factory making 'cheap' iPhone

The workplace watchdog takes Apple and its supplier to task for violations at a Chinese factory that apparently is producing the casing for Apple's new "cheap" iPhone.

By Sep. 5, 2013


Google bug bounty brings patches for 31 Chrome flaws

Thousands of dollars have been awarded to bug hunters for the Chrome 34 release who reported 31 flaws, 19 deemed critical.

By Apr. 9, 2014